One of the reasons why we love our cats is for their often mysterious behaviors that can be playful, mischievous, and admittedly difficult to predict or comprehend. As a result of their fascinating personalities, cats can be tough to read.
Although you should carefully consider your options for your pet’s veterinary care, spaying and neutering surgeries have a variety of benefits that, in the opinion of most veterinarians, far outweigh any risks associated with the procedures.
The things that we as two-leggers love to keep around our homes are not always safe for our favorite four-legged friends. Many items that help us live comfortably can be incredibly harmful, toxic, and dangerous to animals.
Some people assume that, for cats and dogs, growing old means getting sick, but that doesn’t have to be the case. With the right wellness and preventative care, our veterinarians can help senior pets avoid age-related diseases and mobility issues that arise as a result of regular wear and tear.
Although they’re often forgotten and overlooked, pets’ teeth need regular care and attention, too! Just like humans, pets can face some pretty painful and even life-threatening health problems when they don’t receive proper dental care.
Although not all canine boarding facilities require a leptospirosis vaccine for dogs, the Pet Resort at Adobe Veterinary Center does. With the wet weather, muddier soil, and increased opportunities for pets to contract leptospirosis
October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! While we celebrate all the pups who are busy snuggling into their new families, our veterinarians at Adobe Veterinary Center want to remind you that licensing your new dog is required by Arizona state law.
The feline leukemia (FeLV) vaccine is not considered a core vaccine. (Core vaccines include those that every cat is either required by law or recommended to have.)
Dogs like to pick up dead and injured animals, and cats just love delivering presents to their humans. Unfortunately, these habits aren’t sanitary. When a bat is involved, these habits are downright dangerous.
Summer everywhere can be dangerous for pets and livestock, but it’s an especially dangerous time for animals here. Tucson’s extreme summer temperatures and arid climate put animals at an elevated risk of dehydration and heatstroke.
Swimming is one of the best ways for dogs to exercise during the summer. Most dogs love to splash around, and the cooling water reduces their risk of heatstroke and prevents them from burning their paws while running on hot pavement.
Microchipping dogs and cats as a means of permanent identification has become a fairly run-of-the-mill aspect of regular veterinary care.